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The Resource In the shadow of Liberty : the hidden history of slavery, four presidents, and five black lives, Kenneth C. Davis

In the shadow of Liberty : the hidden history of slavery, four presidents, and five black lives, Kenneth C. Davis

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In the shadow of Liberty : the hidden history of slavery, four presidents, and five black lives
Title
In the shadow of Liberty
Title remainder
the hidden history of slavery, four presidents, and five black lives
Statement of responsibility
Kenneth C. Davis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"An examination of American slavery through the true stories of five enslaved people who were considered the property of some of our best-known presidents"--
Summary
"An examination of American slavery through the true stories of five enslaved people who were considered the property of some of our best-known presidents"--
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2016
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2017
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Awards note
Excellence in Young Adult Nonfiction Finalist 2016
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10524344
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
920.0092/96073
Index
index present
Intended audience
Ages 10 to 14
LC call number
E444
LC item number
.D36 2016
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1110
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the hidden history of slavery, four presidents, and five black lives
Label
In the shadow of Liberty : the hidden history of slavery, four presidents, and five black lives, Kenneth C. Davis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Out of the Shadows -- "The Loudest Yelps for Liberty" -- Two Stolen From Africa -- Timeline 1: 1619-1700 -- "My Multatto Man William" : The Story of Billy Lee -- Timeline 2: 1702-1776 -- "Absconded from the Household of the President" : The Story of Ona Judge -- Timeline 3: 1777-1808 -- Master Jefferson's People : The Story of Isaac Granger -- Timeline 4: 1809-1820 -- White House, Black Man : The Story of Paul Jennings -- Timeline 5: 1821-1832 -- "How Would You Like to Be a Slave?" : The Story of Alfred Jackson -- Timeline 6: 1833-1850 -- Afterword: "That All May Be Free."
Control code
5815538
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
286 pages
Isbn
9781627793117
Lccn
2015035204
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn935492886
  • (OCoLC)935492886
Label
In the shadow of Liberty : the hidden history of slavery, four presidents, and five black lives, Kenneth C. Davis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Out of the Shadows -- "The Loudest Yelps for Liberty" -- Two Stolen From Africa -- Timeline 1: 1619-1700 -- "My Multatto Man William" : The Story of Billy Lee -- Timeline 2: 1702-1776 -- "Absconded from the Household of the President" : The Story of Ona Judge -- Timeline 3: 1777-1808 -- Master Jefferson's People : The Story of Isaac Granger -- Timeline 4: 1809-1820 -- White House, Black Man : The Story of Paul Jennings -- Timeline 5: 1821-1832 -- "How Would You Like to Be a Slave?" : The Story of Alfred Jackson -- Timeline 6: 1833-1850 -- Afterword: "That All May Be Free."
Control code
5815538
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
286 pages
Isbn
9781627793117
Lccn
2015035204
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn935492886
  • (OCoLC)935492886

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